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Public Biography
Michael Grasso is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from George Washington University and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He completed residency training at the University of Maryland. He works clinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Baltimore VA Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is and Program Director of the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics at the University of Maryland Baltimore, Director of the University of Maryland Clinical Informatics Group, is board certified in Clinical Informatics, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association. He has authored more than 70 refereed publications, and has received grant funding from NIH, NIST, DoD, NASA, and other sources. He has over 25 years of experience in Clinical Informatics with an emphasis on clinical decision support, data mining, and software engineering. He works with the national clinical repository from the Veterans Health Administration and the EPIC clinical repository from the 14 member hospitals within the University of Maryland Medical System. His research focuses on knowledge representation and reasoning, quality improvement in Emergency Medicine, opioid prescribing practices, and online consumer health information.

Affiliations

Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA)

FAMIA stands for “Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association” and it recognizes the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice – be that in a clinical setting, a public or population health capacity, or as a clinical researcher.

Year Inducted
2020
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Working Group Steering Committee

Member

The Working Group Steering Committee identifies trends and interests in biomedical and health informatics and oversees the Working Groups who exist to address the interests of AMIA’s members.

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Education Committee

Member

The Education Committee’s primary function is to advise, develop, support, and continuously evaluate a comprehensive approach to educational and practice-based training opportunities for members and the learning needs of AMIA's various audiences.

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